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US-Based GameMine Partners African Mobile Game Developer, ChopUp for Expansion

LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2018  -- GameMine Inc., a US-based mobile game publisher, is announcing today it is partnering with African mobile game development company, ChopUp, to distribute the company's African-themed mobile games worldwide. The notability of this partnership lies in GameMine's continuing efforts...

Facebook’s response to its data leak scandal ignores Instagram and WhatsApp

Facebook announced new privacy features on Wednesday, but they aren't enough. The changes should help current Facebook users learn more about what data Facebook has, and make it easier to delete that data. The moves were a response to reports that a third party quiz...

Apple reportedly plans to launch two ‘Pro’ iPhones within weeks

Apple is planning to release a bevy of new products in the fall, including three new iPhone models in September, Bloomberg reported. Two new “Pro” models are said to be in the works,...

Google targets more Nigerian users with local accent, ‘informal’ transit routes

Libby George LAGOS, July 24 - Commuters making their way through Nigeria can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under new features aimed at attracting more users in Africa that were unveiled by the company on Wednesday. The local accents...

Apple Card launches for all US customers

The launch follows a “preview” earlier this month that allowed only limited customers to apply. The company also announced it was extending the card’s 3% “Daily Cash” policy to more merchants and apps,...

Lior Ron, co-founder of Uber’s self-driving unit, is leaving the company

The co-founder of Uber's self-driving unit, Lior Ron, is leaving the company, according to a source. The company last week suspended its autonomous driving tests in all cities after a fatal collision in Arizona. Uber did not immediately respond to request for comment. This story is developing....

San Francisco crowdfunder Kiva sets up Sierra Leone credit database

(Reuters) - Kiva, a San Francisco-based tech nonprofit organisation, is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone allowing people who struggle to get loans to prove their credit history. Kiva and President Julius Maada Bio officially launched the system in the...